Mars Wrigley India just announced a major shift in their leadership – Kalpesh Parmar, who has been with the company for the past three years & has driven significant growth during his tenure, is now promoted to General Manager of Mars Wrigley Asia. He will have the responsibility of handling 20 diverse markets that are part of the Mars Wrigley Asia portfolio. This includes chocolate, gum & other sweet treats in all Asian countries and pet nutrition in South Korea, Taiwan, & Hong Kong.
Mars Wrigley recently appointed Tamer Kadry as the new Country General Manager of India. With an extensive background in their Global Emerging Markets (GEM) region, including his prior role as CFO, Kadry brings a wealth of knowledge to the position. With extensive experience in Europe, CIS, APAC, and the Middle East & Africa (MEA), he has spent considerable periods of time living in Dubai, Milan and Brussels.
Kalpesh was very pleased to entrust the responsibility of taking the business forward to Tamer, one of Mars Associates’ longest standing members and an amazing professional in both business and people skills. He truly believes that Tamer will bring the company to even greater heights. He stated that India will always be a key part of his leadership experience and he feels privileged to have experienced the purpose-driven growth culture at Mars Wrigley India.
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Meanwhile, Tamer eagerly anticipates the prospect of overseeing India operations for Mars Wrigley and staying true to the organization’s sustainability objectives. He is enthused to collaborate with the India Leadership Team and enthusiastic Associates in order to bring everyday joys to Indian consumers and shoppers utilizing their distinguished world brands, and for their respective surroundings.
Mars Wrigley India is one of the fastest growing markets for Mars, and these leadership changes are aimed at further strengthening the company’s position in the region. With Kalpesh taking charge of the Asia business and Tamer leading the Indian business, Mars Wrigley is well poised to achieve its growth and sustainability goals.